Let’s understand “bow” here as a long fabric band that allows us to tie a piece in a decorative and creative way. A bowknot is a knot made with laces to close shoes, but also a ribbon to decorate the a pony tail in girls or several bows forming a rosette.
Bows decorate dresses, hairs, shoes, bags and even gifts. They are the final touch to give anything a romantic air.
And of course, it’s a must in our Vintage Dictionary the bow-shaped brooches.
These pieces were very common and famous in the 20’s, although they’ve been used in jewelry for centuries in order to create brooches, earrings and pendants.
The bow-shaped brooches are perfect for a romantic and old look, both for a smart or a casual outfit.
They use to be made in gold or silver and can be decorated with color, semiprecious or precious stones as well as with pearls of all kind. It’s a sort of decoration very frequent in tiaras, earrings and rings. It’s the best way to show the world the vintage part inside you.
Imáges: María Vintage Photography